One killed, one injured in Tampa shooting; suspect sought

Last Updated: Sunday, December 31, 2017

Tampa police are searching for a suspect or suspects involved in fatal shooting Saturday night. 

The shooting occurred just after 7 p.m. at 1806 North Nebraska Avenue. 

Police arrived on scene and found a man and woman with gunshot wounds. Both were transported to a local hosptial with life-threatening injuries. 

Larry Cotton, 43, later died from his injuries. Frances Helms, 58, is in stable condition. 

Police said based on preliminary information, the shooting does not appear random. 

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the police department at 813-276-3255.